Here Are The Full Details Of Kyle Van Noy’s Extension With The Patriots

BOSTON (CBS) — Kyle Van Noy’s contract extension with the Patriots keeps him in New England for up to two more years. The details of the agreement have been revealed, and it turns out that Van Noy also got a pay bump for 2017.

Including the current season, Van Noy’s deal with the Patriots comes to three years and up to $12.87 million with $5.5 million guaranteed. The contract includes a $3.5 million signing bonus and a fully guaranteed $2 million base salary in 2018. Here are the details of the extension, via the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin and Andrew Mahoney:

2017: $990,741 salary, $100,000 reporting bonus, $25,000 workout bonus, $2.289 million cap hit

2018: $2 million salary (guaranteed), $1 million roster bonus, $4.166 million cap hit

2019: $4.25 million salary (non- guaranteed), $1 million roster bonus, $6.416 million cap hit

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Kyle Van Noy celebrates after the Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in Super Bowl 51. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Van Noy played all 69 defensive snaps for the Patriots in the season opener against the Chiefs, frequently acting as the primary signal-caller. With Dont’a Hightower possibly playing more off the edge (or missing time due to injury), the Patriots are depending on Van Noy to be a solid presence in the middle of the unit.

The 26-year-old linebacker was originally acquired from the Detroit Lions during the 2016 season, playing a key role on the Patriots defense down the stretch and through the playoffs. He was set to become a free agent after 2017.

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  1. Obviously they evaluate players for a living and we’re fans. But as a fan, I ask what am I missing from his play that warrants the extension. Must be a leader and gives it 100% everyday, all the intangible stuff. I mean less than a year ago he was literally shipped out of Detroit. Who knows.

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